Man City: EPL giants could be stripped of their 2014 Premier League title

Man City: EPL giants could be stripped of their 2014 Premier League title

- Man City face the possibility of losing their 2014 EPL title to Liverpool amid FIFA ban controversy

- The Citizens were slammed with a two-season ban and €30 million fine for breaching UEFA's fair play rules

- Should England FA launch a separate finding, City could be stripped of 2014 title which they won against Liverpool by two points

Manchester City could be dealt with a potential point deduction which could get them stripped of their 2014 EPL title as the English champions surge into a massive mess after the UEFA ban.

The Citizens were banned from playing in two consecutive Champions League seasons by the football governing body in Europe UEFA and were also slammed with a staggering €30 million fine after they were found guilty of breaking UEFA's fair play rules.

Man City got into the hook of Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) following a discovery that it misled UEFA by increasing its sponsorship revenues when submitting accounts as part of the FFP compliance process.

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The club has, however, denied wrongdoings in a statement released in a reaction after the judgement was delivered on Friday.

But in what could compound City's problems, one of the club's four EPL trophies could be stripped from them should the club be found guilty of wrongdoing by Premer League in their own separate investigation.

The Citizens were charged by UEFA for breaching FFP code of conducts from 2012-2016, and should Premier League launch a separate investigation into the same offence, their 2014 EPL title could be in sheer jeopardy.

EPL law book allows the body to deduct points if any club is found of breaking the rules and regulations guiding the league from pitch to the business perspective of things.

Should the law take its course, Man City will have to forfeit their Premier League title which they won by a meagre two points from Liverpool.

Meanwhile, the ban could make Manchester City lose some of their important players if they fail to have the judgement upturned through an appeal pronouncement.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Man City players could walk out on club on grounds that the trust and confidence in their employers were betrayed, reports claim.

The Etihad outfit have been banned by UEFA from participating in the Champions League in the next two seasons and slapped with a £25million fine.

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